AS/A Level Art and Design

e-submission via new Portal

Centre personnel responsible for electronic submission of NEA marks and sample work will require access to IAMIS, which is now via the new Portal login.


Exams Officer and Admin account holders at your centre will be able to carry out these actions, or they can create ‘User’ accounts with IAMIS access for nominated persons at your centre e.g. teachers or department leads.


Should you require access please leave sufficient time to set up your account/access. It is also important to make your marks and sample submissions in line with WJEC/Eduqas published deadlines.

Teaching: Sep 2015
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The WJEC AS and A level specification in Art and Design has been designed to provide engaging and innovative creative learning experiences, where art, craft and design practice is meaningfully integrated with theoretical knowledge and understanding.

This unitised specification provides learners with opportunities to develop a broad foundation of critical, practical and theoretical skills at AS, which offers learners a holistic understanding of a range of practices and contexts in the visual arts, crafts and design fields, culminating in greater specialism and achievement at A level.

This course gives learners the opportunity to follow a programme of study which extends experience and personal response as well as developing imagination and critical and reflective thinking. The ability to innovate, adapt and work independently, which underlies all aspects of the specification, is valued by higher education and employers alike. Whichever title or combination of endorsed titles is followed, the specification encourages creativity, sustained investigation and analysis, experimentation, and design and making as a means of developing technical and expressive skills.

This programme of study offers the choice of a broad-based general course, plus seven distinct title options:

  •  Art, Craft and Design
  •  Fine Art
  •  Graphic Communication
  •  Textile Design
  •  Three-Dimensional Design
  •  Photography
  •  Critical and Contextual Studies


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